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Monessen out to sell buildings

By Rick Bruni Jr. 12:43 a.m.
Monessen council plans to place three city-owned buildings up for sale e_SEnD including its current home. Mayor Lou Mavrakis said at a Monday work session that he and council have reached a compromise to sell the Municipal Complex at 1 Wendell ...

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BVA comes back for big 4-AAA win

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Daily News spotlight athletes: EF’s Will Scott, Steel Valley’s Maddie Cotter

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Mt. Pleasant, Frazier seniors to play in Roundball Classic

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Monessen throws parade to honor WPIAL title, other athletic achievements

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